TransAtlantic Parliamentary Hottie of the Week

Quite surprised no-one in Ottawa picked up on the unlikely competition for parliamentary hottie of the week in the Guardian Backbencher newsletter a couple of weeks ago:

    ... As ever, the Backbencher's appeal for male totty has been roundly ignored, with terrifying junior minister Caroline Flint and Ottawa MP Rona Ambrose engaged in an unlikely run-off for Hottie of the Week. Frankly, the Backbencher only has eyes for Nicolas Sarkozy and Dominique de Villepin - a political rivalry so enthralling that it makes Tony and Gordon's relationship look positively amicable ..."